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Mayan Pottery Vendor

Mayan Ceramic Pottery Vendor

During a recent street photography walk we came across Teresita, a lovely grandmother selling Mayan ceramic pottery at a corner. We asked …

PHOTO STOCK: Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor at Parque Central in Antigua Guatemala

Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor — Take 3

Today, once again, I am sharing with you the vibrant colors and warm smile of another Maya ambulant vendor through a portrait made a few steps away from Fuente de Las Sirenas at Parque Central… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor at Parque Central in Antigua Guatemala

Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor — Take 2

As I often say, I really enjoy sharing my approach to photographing strangers through my Antigua Photo Walks and seeing how other timid photographers dramatically transform from being shy to really conquering their fears and making beautiful portraits of strangers or candid authentic slices of life in a single session… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor at Parque Central in Antigua Guatemala

Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor — Take 1

Today I share with you the vibrant colors and timid smile of this Maya ambulant street vendor made a few steps away from Fuente de Las Sirenas at Parque Central… TAP to see the full size photo and complete post.

PHOTO STOCK: Guatemalan Flags Ambulant Vendors

Guatemalan Flags Vendors

As I mentioned yesterday, on September 15th, Guatemala and the other Central American countrieswill be celebrating the 200th anniversary of Independence. Sadly, because of the pandemic, most massive events will not be allowed. So, Guatemalans are mostly observing the Bicentennial with flags, firecracker bombs and on the streets photo exhibitions… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

Another Recipient of the Free Portrait Prints Project

Another Recipient of the Free Portrait Prints Project

As I have said many times before, the synergy created by the act of giving prints of the portraits made on the streets is incredible. Giving away these portrait prints is the best gift for me as well as I get… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Mayan Ambulant Vendor Selling Hats in Antigua Guatemala

Meet the Mayan Mad Hatter

Let me introduce you to José, Ruth’s son, who is celebrating his 14th birthday today. How lucky am I that I get …

PHOTOS STOCK: Ambulant Tangerine Vendor

Ambulant Tangerine Vendor

Here’s your illustrated Spanish word of the day: Mandarinas for tangerines. Today I share with you a simple daily life vista to …

Mayan Ambulant Vendor Selling Masks in La Antigua Guatemala BY RUDY GIRON

Adapt or Perish

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative. — H. G. Wells (1866-1946) I have always admired the speed at …